Short and Sweet, edited by Simon Armitage, in a new decorative edition of this classic countdown of succinct verse introduced by one of Britain's foremost contemporary poets.
About the Author
Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Sheffield.A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, he has published ten collections of poetry, including Selected Poems
(2001), Seeing Stars
(2010), and his acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
(2007). A broadcaster and presenter, he also writes extensively for television and radio, is the author of two novels and the best-selling memoir All Points North
. In 2010 he received the CBE for services to poetry.